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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Opinion

Indian museum builds culture, future


State Sen. Kyle D. Loveless
An almost $4 billion economic impact will elevate our city and state once the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is finished and opened. In addition to the economic benefits, however, there also would be tremendous cultural and artistic benefits that the AICCM would bring.
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Wind can light up our city


Commentary

Kirsten McIntyre
Support for wind energy in Oklahoma is growing steadily — propelling our state forward in many interesting ways for people in all sectors of our state.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Why fund the Oklahoma Arts Council?


Commentary

Jonathan Fowler
Over the last two years, as I’ve learned more about our state arts council, this question has become especially painful to hear repeatedly.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Shadid is ‘We the people’

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION


Commentary

Shauna Lawyer Struby
When I first met Ed Shadid in 2011, he was running for Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 council seat. I expected the standard superficial political gesture and thrust out my hand, saying, “Nice to meet you, Dr. Shadid.” He met my eyes directly, shook my hand and responded, “Please, just call me Ed.”
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Immigrants’ actions prove worth


Commentary

Neomi Jimenez
Congress must reform America’s immigration laws to restore the dream of our founding fathers: A nation that welcomes new citizens and treats them as the valuable resource they are.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

LETTERS

Testing doesn’t work


Letters to the Editor

Mack Paul
H.L. Menken once wrote that “for every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong.” This is most certainly the case with the Reading Sufficiency Act that mandates retention in the third grade for students scoring an unsatisfactory on the reading test.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Suggested reading — for everyone


Commentary

Carly Putnam
In the waning hours of the final day of the 2014 Oklahoma legislative session, in the midst of the debate over Oklahoma’s education standards, Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, used a passage from Toni Morrison’s novel The Bluest Eye as an example of the “evils” of Common Core.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Oh, shoot


CFN

Gazette staff
A cannon projectile fired at a fun show (Did we just say fun show? We meant gun show.) recently traveled almost two miles before blasting a 15-inch hold in a Wyandotte couple’s home.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hobby Lobby’s deceptive practices


CFN

Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby’s self-righteous stance on a host of issues ranging from healthcare to same-sex marriage makes it so much fun to highlight the deceptive practices of this Oklahoma City-based company.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Can’t keep this man down


CFN

Gazette staff
Being ousted from a company can’t keep Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of Chesapeake Energy, down. McClendon was forced out last year after a governance scandal and other boring business problems.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
 
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